March 12, 2011

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


Bulk Carrier "M/V China Steel Integrity"
Aground at Port of Kashima, Japan



Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) announces that M/V China Steel Integrity, Bulk Carrier (Panama flag, Taiwanese/Chinese crewmembers) which chartered by "K" Line was aground at Port of Kashima, Japan around at 19:00 JST on Friday, March 11 (10:00 on March 11 UTC) due to the severe earthquake and Tsunami occurred at the Pacific coast in Japan.
The ship sustained with some damage to the hull and machineries, but no injury was reported and no oil leaked from the vessel. We update the information properly.

1) Name of Vessel China Steel Integrity
2) Cargo Iron Ore
3) Owner Taiwanese Owner
4) Flag Panama
5) Year of Built 2002
6) Crewmembers 4 Taiwanese (Captain, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer, 2nd Engineer)
17 Chinese
21 Total
7) Particular (Length Over All) 289m (Breadth) 45m
(Gross Tonnage) 91,178ton (Deadweight) 175,775ton